Victoria Day


Subject:
Holidays by Region , Canada

Description:
Background about Victoria Day, a national holiday in Canada that "has been celebrated in Canada since the reign of Queen Victoria (1837-1901). May 24, Queen Victoria's birthday, was declared a holiday by the Legislature of the Province of Canada in 1845. ... In 1957, Victoria Day was permanently appointed as the Queen's birthday in Canada." In English and French. From Canadian Heritage.

Publisher:
Canadian Heritage

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.pch.gc.ca/pgm/ceem-cced/jfa-ha/victoria-eng.cfm


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